Beylerbeyi Palace

The Beylerbeyi Palace, from an accommodation for royal guests during the Ottoman era, to an attractive tourist attraction in Istanbul.

The Beylerbeyi Palace is an Ottoman Palace located in the Beylerbeyi (Meaning the great lord), on the Asian shore of the Bosphorus.

Settled in a historical palace, the Beylerbeyi Palace was a wooden waterfront palace, then totally destroyed by Sultan Abdülaziz and rebuilt with a more magnificent architecture. It was used as a summer residence for the Sultans and a guest house for the special guests.

The Palace is composed of 32 rooms, 6 of them are splendid staterooms. It also has a pool, a beautiful garden and two pavilions with huge terraces, marble walls and fountains.  

The interior design is a combination of different styles: The traditional Turkish style, furniture from many western and eastern countries and the Othman authentic decoration.

The guest rooms are masterfully ornate with impressive carpets, crystal chandeliers, Asian porcelain and Sèvres and French clocks.